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No question paper leak of MBBS entrance test, says AIIMS panel

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The question paper of the MBBS online entrance examination of the AIIMS was not leaked though some candidates in a particular centre with the help of some officials indulged in cheating, a panel formed to probe how snapshots of the test came out in public has said.

According to a highly-placed source at AIIMS, there will be no delay and the of the entrance exam will be out tonight.

The AIIMS committee in its report has stated that some candidates had indulged in cheating in connivance with the officials of the examination centre in and has recommended a probe into the matter.

The source said the medical institute through its internal mechanism has identified the candidates and the centre.

The entrance examination for the MBBS course was conducted on May 28 at various centres across the country and around 2.8 lakh students appeared in it.

Once declared, the will be available on the official website aiimsexams.Org and also on the websites of other six AIIMS.

On May 31, Anand Rai, who exposed the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, had alleged that the question papers of this year's entrance exam for MBBS course of the AIIMS were leaked following which the institute had constituted the committee to probe the issue.

Rai, in a series of tweets, posted images of question papers of the entrance examination.

He claimed to have received the question paper screenshots from a source who said these were leaked from a college in Lucknow when the online test was on.

Rai had also tagged the Prime Minister's Office in his tweet and sought a enquiry into the issue.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 17:02 IST